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Blog Post #8 – January 24, 2017

Blog Post #8 – January 24, 2017 A limited edition Mini item will be available on Thursday, January 26th, 2017.Anyway, here’s a preview of the goodie item that will be available in the Mini Mall this coming Thursday.

Oscars 2017: It's a good time to be a nerd

Oscars 2017: It's a good time to be a nerd Musical theater and jazz nerds across the nation were cheering Tuesday morning as the Oscar nominees were announced and the delightful throwback La La Land picked up a record-tying 14 nods.But that was far from the only reason for excitement in the geek sectors of society.

Man fights off Twitter scammer by vowing to marry her in a 'Hindu mosque'

Man fights off Twitter scammer by vowing to marry her in a 'Hindu mosque' Vaibhav Vishal, a resident of Mumbai, encountered a possible Nigerian Facebook scam on Twitter and humorously trolled the scammer.In his rather long Twitter DM conversation with scammer 'Clara Julliard Scott,' everything from love, marriage and family members to ancestral property, payments and hotel bookings were discussed.

As the Trump era dawns, the media is doubling down on investigative journalism

As the Trump era dawns, the media is doubling down on investigative journalism Now, investigative teams are making a comeback thanks to a new muse: Donald Trump.Numerous media organizations have recently announced the formation of new investigative teams or renewed investment in existing teams.

Streaming crashes the Oscars: Amazon becomes first service with Best Picture nod

Streaming crashes the Oscars: Amazon becomes first service with Best Picture nod On Tuesday, Bezos' goal became an actual possibility after the streaming service's Sundance Film Festival 2016 pick-up Manchester by the Sea received six Academy Award nominations, including Best Picture.With the nod, the streaming service became the first of its rivals, including streaming giant Netflix, to be in the running for Best Picture.

Apple unveils its own way to find lost AirPods

Apple unveils its own way to find lost AirPods Just two weeks after not-so-quietly removing the Finder for AirPods app, which helped nervous AirPod owners locate their misplaced Bluetooth audio devices, Apple announced its own official Find My AirPods utility inside the already familiar Find My iPhone app.3 beta that started rolling out to developers on Tuesday, Find My AirPods, works similarly to the dearly departed third-party app.

Women's March protestor seeks help on Facebook to find 'equality bae'

Women's March protestor seeks help on Facebook to find 'equality bae' On Saturday, the streets of London were flooded with people marching to Trafalgar square in the name of women's rights and equality.She posted on the Women's March on London Facebook page.

Prank your indecisive friends with this brutal pizza order

Prank your indecisive friends with this brutal pizza order Do you have a friend or lover who never knows what they want to eat?If so — and if you're feeling vindictive about it — have we got the prank for you.

New video series highlights activists using tech to defend human rights

New video series highlights activists using tech to defend human rights Passionate activists are using technology to make the world a safer, more equitable place — and a new video series shines a light on their powerful stories.There, the company sought out people who are "courageously fighting for freedom in diverse communities around the world.

Donald Trump's favorite new picture gets even the simplest detail wrong

Donald Trump's favorite new picture gets even the simplest detail wrong Donald Trump is very concerned with the truth and yet a new photo of his inauguration that he says will hang in the White House can't even get the easiest facts straight.There's a big problem with one of the key facts in this photo, though: the date is wrong.

Cards Against Humanity has one specific requirement for their new CEO: be Barack Obama

Cards Against Humanity has one specific requirement for their new CEO: be Barack Obama But now, the company is now in the market for a new CEO.While the requirements for such a position include the usual public speaking skills and proficiency in Microsoft Word, Cards Against Humanity has some demands that sound very specific to one person in particular.

Tiniest feminist held up a very important sign at the Women's March

Tiniest feminist held up a very important sign at the Women's March Jenny Sowry and her husband took their 22-month-old daughter and 9-year-old son to march and shared photos of the day on Facebook.I didn’t feel that there was any issue with safety", Sowry told Mashable.

Sundance hit 'Call Me By Your Name' will make you believe in love again

Sundance hit 'Call Me By Your Name' will make you believe in love again PARK CITY, Utah — Already garnering worthy comparisons to Brokeback Mountain and Moonlight, Sundance breakout hit Call Me By Your Name confidently differentiates itself from those towering works by posing one essential question: "Is it better to speak or die?Its composition is as poetic as Ang Lee's groundbreaking "gay cowboy" epic, and its humanity is as vibrant as Barry Jenkins' nuanced Oscar contender, but Call Me By Your Name defies easy categorizations.

Trump gives second life to Keystone XL, Dakota Access oil pipelines

Trump gives second life to Keystone XL, Dakota Access oil pipelines The Keystone XL and Dakota Access oil pipelines will get a second shot under the Trump administration.President Donald Trump on Tuesday signed an executive action that may revive the controversial Keystone XL pipeline.

'Rogue One' as an 8-bit video game is strong with the force

'Rogue One' as an 8-bit video game is strong with the force In this reimagining of Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, we get a glimpse of what this action-packed adventure would look like if it were an 8-Bit video game.Choose to play as your favorite member of the Rebel Alliance and embark on a daring mission to steal the Death Star plans on Scarif.

When it comes to the full English breakfast, bacon is queen

When it comes to the full English breakfast, bacon is queen The full English breakfast is a cornerstone of British culture.YouGov conducted a survey asking the public about which parts of the full English breakfast they would consider quintessential, and the results are completely un-shocking — bacon is queen.

Google Home starts catching up to the Amazon Echo

Google Home starts catching up to the Amazon Echo Good news, Google Home owners: the smart home hub can now talk to more gear.The new gear will be managed by the Home Control system, which keeps all of the IoT devices on one hub through Google Assistant.

Nerf's newest blasters shoot foam cars, not darts

Nerf's newest blasters shoot foam cars, not darts Have you ever looked at your Nerf guns and wished they could shoot something other than foam darts?Instead of foam darts, the blasters shoot foam cars, which can be launched right into obstacles and into the air off plastic ramps.

Meryl Streep is celebrating her Oscar nomination with a pitch-perfect GIF

Meryl Streep is celebrating her Oscar nomination with a pitch-perfect GIF Meryl Streep, the perfectly rated living legend, scored her 20th (yes, that's 2-0) Oscar nomination Tuesday morning for her leading role in Florence Foster Jenkins — and her statement is just as legendary as she is.) The GIF appears to be from Paul McCartney’s 2013 music video for his song, “Queenie Eye.

It's okay, guys, 'Deadpool' is still awesome without a Best Picture nomination

It's okay, guys, 'Deadpool' is still awesome without a Best Picture nomination But, as Mashable's Entertainment Editor Josh Dickey pointed out a few weeks ago, it's racked up a lot of other award nominations that made a Best Picture nomination seem entirely plausible.Then, there was the film's bonafide, though tongue-in-cheek, campaign video, going straight for the jugular Oscar votes.